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Originally Posted by jwasbury View Post
I was thinking that this type of calculation becomes possible with the accelerometer feature of the auxbox. Does innovate include instructions on how to calculate HP with the auxbox documentation? If not, I would be interested if you would share the formula.
I never bothered to calculate HP. I used accelerometers to maximize the HP. But exact number was of less interest. But it shouldn't be too complicated to calculate HP as long as you know vehicle mass and can live with approximation of aerodynamic drag and rolling resistance.

1g = 9,81m/s^2
1W=1J/s
1kW = 1.36hp


But more simply put: you can fiddle with boost/ignition timing/AFR etc. until the area under product of RPM and accelleration is maximized between the runs (=maximum area under power curve).

When you know it's maximized, you can do a dyno run and get bragging paper
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